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    Massive Fire Breaks Out At Warehouse in Eastern France - Video

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    More than 90 firefighters and 35 fire trucks have been dispatched to the scene to contain the conflagration.

    A massive fire has broken out at a warehouse in Villeurbanne, a municipality in Greater Lyon, France on Tuesday morning. There were no immediate reports of any causalities or the cause of the blaze.

    According to preliminary reports the 3,000 square-metre warehouse stored batteries. However, local authorities haven't ruled out that the fire could have occurred at a depot storing plastic material. Local media also reported that the fire could have started in a nearby building and then spread to the warehouse.

    A thick pillar of smoke is seen emerging above the storage facility in images circulating in social media.

    According to the latest update, the fire has been contained but a squad of firefighters remain present at the site.

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